ICC 2015 - The China-EU Business Forum

Date: 19 - 20 Oct 2015
Location: Beijing, China

The 6th ICC, titled, “The New Normal, China-EU New Interests and Opportunities in Energy and Finance”, will take place in Beijing on 19th and 20th October at the Sofitel Wanda Beijing.

The ICC is delighted to announce the confirmed participation of leading energy, finance, private equity and government speakers including: Long Yongtu, Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Livio Gallo, Enel; Matti Ruotsala, Fortum; Hervé Machenaud, EDF; Gérard Errera, The Blackstone Group France; Cheng Qingtao, China Huayang Economic and Trade Group Co., Deng Jainling, Huadian Group; Zhu Gongshan, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Limited; Jing Ulrich, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Chris Beaufait, Vestas Asia Pacific and China; Charles Liu, Hao International; Wang Chaoyong, China Equity Group.

All speakers are Chairman, CEO, or executive board and minister level. A final speaker line-up will be published in August with a number of world leading speaker announcements set to be made.

The ICC agenda will focus on China’s new normal for economic growth and how new interests and new opportunities exist between Chinese and EU companies in the finance and energy sectors.

The conference on the 19th is together for a morning session of world class panel discussions followed by a split into Energy and Finance panels for the afternoon. There will be an ICC gala dinner on the 19th, followed by B2B roundtables on the 20th dedicated to core groups and topics.

Many world organisations are confirmed to attend. They include: Huadian Group, GCL-Poly Energy Holdings Ltd, Tonking New Energy, Hao International, Wanda, Vanke, Engie, EDF, Fortum, Vestas, Enel, The Blackstone Group, Goldman Sachs, Mofcom, CCPIT, Fosun, Bank of China, Terra Firma, Eurazeo, Fondation Capital, PAI Partners, China Southern Grid, Three Gorges, China Merchant Bank and China Equity Group.

There are more than 10 EU delegations already confirmed to attend.

The 6th ICC will attract leading China-EU policy makers and companies especially energy and finance sector companies. There is a particular Private Equity focus throughout the energy and finance streams and as a stand-alone roundtable on 20th October.


Sunday 18th October 2015

15:00 Registration

19:00 Welcome drinks

Monday 19th October 2015

08:00 Registration and coffee

08:45 ICC VIP Opening Panel: China-EU -the new normal ,a new era for China's economy and for its economic relationship with the EU

  • Hosted by: Matthew Astill, CEO, ICC & Cavendish Group International
  • Long Yongtu, Co-Chairman, ICC; Former Vice-Minister of Commerce, China; Former Secretary
  • General, Boao Forum for Asia
  • Senator Jean-Pierre Raffarin, Co-Chairman, ICC; Former Prime Minister of France; Chairman, Committee on Foreign Relations, Defence and Armed Forces, French Senate; Chairman, Fondation Prospective et Innovation
  • Jiang Zengwei, Chairman, CCPIT
  • Sun Yongfu, Director of the Department of European Affairs, MOFCOM
  • Gerard Errera, Co-founder, ICC; Chairman, The Blackstone Group France, Former Secretary- General, French Foreign Office
  • Koos Tesselaar, Partner, Hemingway Corporate Finance
    • How will China's changing economic model impact its economic relationship with the EU
    • How can China and the EU share in the vision and implementation of One Belt, One Road
    • How can China and the EU deepen cooperation with more trade and investment
    • How will China and the EU accelerate a two way cooperation in the energy and finance sectors

09:45 Panel 2: VIP Energy Panel

  • What are the expected outcomes of Cop 21 and what roles will China and the EU play
  • How can leading energy companies help policy makers in the outcomes of COP 21
  • How will EU-China corporate energy partnerships continue to evolve
  • When will the price of oil stabilize and at what level
  • Is renewable energy reaching a tipping point of commercial viability
  • What role does nuclear energy have in the EU-China energy mix

Key Note Address: Dr. Faith Birol, Executive Director, International Energy Agency *

Key Note Address: Xie Zhenhua, Deputy Chief, NDRC, and Chief Climate Change Negotiator*

Key Note Address: Nur Bekri, Director, National Energy Administration *

Zhu Gongshan, Chairman & President, GCL - Poly

Livio Gallo, Chairman, Enel Group

Jarand Rystad, CEO, Rystad Energy

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